American County Histories to 1900

Accessible Archives Expands Its American County Histories Collection

Malvern, PA (April 29, 2008) – Accessible Archives, Inc., a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the imminent addition of New York Part III (West) and New York Part IV (Northeast) to American County Histories. These sections will complete the New York portion of the online collection.

Published primarily between 1870 and 1900, the large county volumes comprising the collection are encyclopedic in scope and form the cornerstone of local historical and genealogical research. They provide detailed coverage of local history, geology, geography, weather, transportation, local participants in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, government, the medical and legal professions, churches and ministers, industry and manufacturing, banking and insurance, schools and teachers, noted celebrations, fire departments and associations, cemeteries, family histories, health and vital statistics, roads and bridges, public officials and legislators, and many additional subject areas.

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